Template: Identifying performance measure attributes
Once the performance measures for an evaluation have been confirmed, the template identifying their attributes can be used to answer a number of questions. These include who might hold the necessary information, its format and whether a monitoring gap exists.
An ideal outcome would be to derive multiple benefits from a single monitoring program, which provides information that can be aggregated or disaggregated across various scales. However it is more likely that a range of specific performance information will be required at a catchment scale.
The template can be used to record the information required in evaluating a project or program.
Identifying performance measure attributes template (0975perfmeasureattributes.doc; 44 KB)
Note: The attached template file is in Word format. Click on the link to view the document on screen. To download it, right click on the link and select 'Save target as'.
Using the template
The attributes template may be completed with the help of a range of stakeholders, such as agencies, local government and industry, thus ensuring that thorough knowledge of current monitoring and possible monitoring needs is identified. Collecting and recording this information will highlight and form the basis of a comprehensive information access and collection system.
Complete the template as follows:
Completing the table might indicate that the performance measures need to be reviewed, particularly if the identified monitoring programs are inappropriate to needs.
Page last updated: 27 February 2011